In many parts of the world, mango is regarded as the “king of fruits”. It is a stone fruit because it has a large seed in the middle. Mango is native to the subcontinent and Southeast Asia. In these parts of the world, it is being cultivated for 4000 years or so. There are numerous cultivars of it and this is the reason that you may find a wide variety of mango as far as its shape, color, size, and sweetness are concerned. Interestingly, this particular fruit is the national fruit for both Pakistan and India. Pakistani mango or Mango (Pakistani) is widely exported throughout the world due to its quality as well as its taste.
Season of Mango
Mango trees grow up to 30 to 40 meters or (98 to 130 ft.). These trees are so long-lived that they can even productive after 300 years or so. Mangoes are normally available in the market in early May. And this availability continues till early September. Pakistan is the fourth-largest producer of this amazing fruit in the world. Punjab, Sindh, and some selected areas from KPK are very famous for the production of mango. Together these constitute around a 1.8million tons yield per annum in Pakistan out of which 6% is exported worldwide.
Types and Taste of Mango
There are countless types of this delicious fruit. For instance, Chaunsa, Sindhri, Anwer ratol, Lagra, Dossehri, and more are harvested in the summer season largely in many cities like Multan, Muzaffargarh, Rahim Yar Khan, Khanewal, Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad, etc. And if we talk about its taste, it’s a quite creamy yet fruity taste with slight pine and of course sweet flavors. There different ways that we can serve this fruit to. Like many people love to take it sliced. However, it is widely consumed in certain value-added foods like Jam, Jelly, ice cream, juice, salad, or even milk-shakes.
Nutrient Profile and Health Benefits
Mango is famous as the king of fruits across the globe. It is so, not for its taste and quality, solely. Yet some many important nutrients & minerals are present in it and consequently, numerous health benefits are associated with it. For example, it is a rich source of vitamin C, 44% of Daily Value. Also, it contains vitamin E, Vitamin K, dietary fiber, Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, and more.
They are full of certain compounds that act as antioxidants that prevent cells from radical damage. Moreover, they support heart health, improve the digestive system, and boosts immunity accordingly.
Like I said before Pakistani Mango is in huge demand worldwide due to its taste and quality. Perhaps this is the reason why the UAE is one of the largest importers of Mango (Pakistani). So if you are residing in UAE and you want to enjoy Mango (Pakistani), Freshleaf UAE, is the best option for you.
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